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Nicholas - Letter N - Boy Baby Names

In our Nicholas boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Nicholas
  • Meaning: Victorious People
  • Origin: Greek
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 863,879 boys given the name Nicholas. That is approximately 0.50% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Nicholas is most popular in California, New York, Texas, Florida, and Pennsylvania.
  • Similar sounding names: Nicholas, Nicholaus, Nicklaus, Nickolas, Nicolas, Nikolas
  • Popularity of Nicholas:
    YearRankTotal 2012 49 7,653 2011 42 8,561 2010 37 9,621 2009 32 10,834 2008 29 12,508 2007 20 14,344 2006 17 15,659 2005 15 17,062 2004 13 18,504 2003 12 19,686 2002 9 21,384